Category Archives: The Voice Online

  • Goldsmiths students occupy university in protest at racism

    Goldsmiths students occupy university in protest at racism

    Image Text: ANTI-RACISM PROTEST: Students at Goldsmiths are occupying Deptford town hall GOLDSMITHS STUDENTS are staging a protest against racism by occupying one of the university’s buildings. The group have occupied Deptford town hall, which was acquired by the university in 2000, for more than a week. The most…

  • Woman sues Harvard for over photos of ‘slave ancestors’

    Woman sues Harvard for over photos of ‘slave ancestors’

    Image Text: PICTURED: Tamara Lanier, centre, holds copies of the images she wants Harvard to release to her (Image: Ben Crump Law/Twitter) A WOMAN is suing Harvard University for ‘profiting from photographs of slaves’, who she claims are her ancestors. Tamara Lanier, a former probation officer, has said that…

  • 5 ways to get more out of your money transfers to Kenya

    5 ways to get more out of your money transfers to Kenya

    DO YOU send money to Kenya regularly or even occasionally? If so, you are contributing to a big increase in remittances. Kenya witnessed a 51% growth in remittance inflow between March 2017 and March 2018, reiterating the economy’s dependence on diaspora remittances. The money sent home helps families meet…

  • We speak to the founder of the UK’s 1st diverse wedding show

    We speak to the founder of the UK’s 1st diverse wedding show

    Image Text: CELEBRATING BLACK LOVE: Nova Reid (Photo credit: Rupa Photography) BORN OUT of frustration for the lack of diversity within the bridal market, Nu Bride founder Nova Reid has launched the UK’s first wedding show dedicated to wedding diversity and the modern millennial couple – featuring everything couples…

  • Institutional racism threatens success of UK’s black music

    Institutional racism threatens success of UK’s black music

    Image Text: INSTITUTIONAL RACISM: Dave topped the charts with his debut album, but success for black British artists means overcoming prejudice INSTITUTIONAL RACISM threatens the success of black British music and artists, a report from MPs has said. The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee’s report on live music,…

  • Students complain of racial profiling during Queen’s visit

    Students complain of racial profiling during Queen’s visit

    Image Text: SECURITY MEASURES: The Queen attended King’s College London yesterday to open Bush House STUDENTS AT King’s College London have complained they were racially profiled and prevented from entering areas of the university campus during the Queen’s visit yesterday. Various students have expressed their frustration and anger at…